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World Mental Health Day 2018 – Young people and mental health in a changing world

Did you know that approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year? It has been reported that in England alone 1 in 6 experience a common mental health problem, for example depression or anxiety, in any given week. Even more worryingly, around 1 in 10 children and […]

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6 Reasons you’ll benefit from a social media detox

  Did you know that on average a person checks their phone 150 times a day? We can be sat at the family dinner table and rather than conversing together, our heads are slumped and our concentration is given to the filter on our latest Instagram post; falling into the false reality of the social media […]

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Foods that can improve your sleep!

Struggling to fall asleep? Why not try the following foods that are said to improve sleep quality and quantity! 1. Kiwi It has been thought that eating 1 or 2 medium sized kiwis can help sleep. A study has suggested that Kiwi is one of the best foods to eat to improve sleep quality. Kiwi […]

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Deep Breathing: The 4-7-8 Approach

Breathing exercises can be incredibly beneficial to help us wind down and remain calm during our bedtime routines. Being one of the cheapest means to help aid sleep, there are many popular breathing exercises that can be carried out. A Harvard trained medical doctor, Dr Andrew Weil, believes breathing in and out is the key […]

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How to fall asleep faster!

  Sleep is a vital part of obtaining good wellbeing. We spend a third of our lives asleep. Despite what many of us believe, it is impossible to be in good health and not have enough quality sleep. Lack of sleep has been said to impact our health as much as, if not equally to; […]

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#InternationalWellbeingWednesday – Caffeine

Wellbeing Wednesday is approaching very soon and this year’s theme is all about: getting a better night’s sleep. One of our main tips for getting a better night’s sleep would be to cut down on your Caffeine intake. Reaching for a cup of coffee first thing in the morning is something we are nearly all […]

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The correlation between Sleep Deprivation and Grumpiness!

A healthy amount of sleep has been thought to have a far higher impact on wellbeing than a 50% increase in disposable income. According to a survey in The Telegraph, we brits are considered to be the 4th country in the world in terms of the average amount of sleep we are getting each night, […]

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Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response

One of the most common ways that stress affects people is lack of sleep, which is why we were interested to read about Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response this week. ASMR is an experience which aims to induce a tingling sensation from the head, to the spine and sometimes to limbs, to the viewer in “response […]

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Stylist: The Curse Of Night-Time Anxiety

Why do our demons insist on visiting us after dark? Long-term sufferer Kate Faithfull-Williams tackles the causes of night-time stress. At first glance, I maintain a pretty good facade of looking like a woman who has her sh*t together. But beneath my illuminating concealer lies an anxious husk of a human who is often wide […]

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Five ways your sleep will improve your health and wellbeing

Do you find yourself waking up feeling like you haven’t slept? Do you find yourself struggling to get through the day? This may be due to a lack of or insufficient sleep. It is so important to ensure you get a good night’s sleep each evening, to rest from the day and to gear yourself […]

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